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Powwow celebrates ‘two spirited’ community members

Powwow celebrates ‘two spirited’ community members

Hundreds of people came to celebrate who they are at the University of Saskatchewan’s inaugural Two Spirit Powwow on Saturday. The Powwow is a new celebration in the LGBTQ community during pride week, but the message is the same. “It’s time that we start to embrace our two spiritness and being a two spirit person, “said Paulette Poitras, a Two Spirit ambassador. “I’ve had a different life. Born female, identify as a two spirit female” Jack Saddleback from Out Saskatoon says that the event is a big step in theRead More


Queen City Pride Parade takes over Regina

Queen City Pride Parade takes over Regina

CTV Regina Published Saturday, June 16, 2018 6:44PM CST Last Updated Saturday, June 16, 2018 6:47PM CST The Queen City Pride Parade took to the streets of Regina on Saturday afternoon. The city was bursting with colour as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the LGBTQ community. It was the biggest parade yet according to Brita Lind, who has participated in seven consecutive pride days, “I just saw the length of it, I saw the number of people, I’ve never seen that many people line the streets. That was theRead More


Watson congratulates Ford and new PC Government

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Mayor Jim Watson says he’s committed to building a “productive working relationship” with Premier Designate Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives. Watson issued a statement shortly after Ford and the Progressive Conservatives won a majority mandate in the 42nd Ontario election. He says “I have said previously that there were policies in each of the Liberal, PC and NDP platforms that would be good for the city. I continue to feel optimistic about the future and I will be focusing on areas of common alignment with the new Progressive ConservativeRead More


Liberals recruit University of Sherbrooke prof in St-Laurent riding

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Tax expert Marwah Rizqy will run for the Quebec Liberal Party in St-Laurent riding, CTV Montreal has confirmed. Marwah, a professor at the University of Sherbrooke, will be announced as the candidate on Wednesday afternoon alongside Premier Philippe Couillard. She previously tried but failed to win the nomination for the federal Liberals in the same area. Rizqy, who has studied fiscal policy in the United States, will be running the riding being vacated by Jean-Marc Fournier, the current Government House Leader. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from aroundRead More


Victoria mayor calls string of attacks a one-off

Victoria mayor calls string of attacks a one-off

Lisa Helps praised the police response to a terrifying string of attacks downtown, and said this kind of violence isn’t a sign of things to Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_us.rss” limit=”20″] ABC NEWS Headlines [su_feed url=”http://feeds.abcnews.com/abcnews/usheadlines” limit=”20″]


Rattle toys recalled over choking risk

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CTV Winnipeg Published Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:40PM CST Last Updated Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:53PM CST Dollarama is recalling two rattle toys that could pose choking hazards. The Oball Rollin’ Rainstick and Oball 2-in-1 Roller appeared on Health Canada’s recall list on Thursday. Both toys are multicolored and have beads inside. If the toy is damaged, the company says pieces could be pulled off, creating a choking hazard to young children. As of Thursday, the company received two reports of incidents in Canada without injury. About 19,875 Oball Rollin’Read More


Heritage Park faces financial challenges as a result of City’s flood mitigation effort

Heritage Park faces financial challenges as a result of City’s flood mitigation effort

A much beloved paddlewheeler will remain on shore for the foreseeable future and its dock will require a costly overhaul as a result of the City of Calgary’s decision to alter the water level of the Glenmore Reservoir. Alida Visbach, Heritage Park Historical Village’s president and CEO, confirms the S.S. Moyer will not operate in 2018. “The Moyer is one of our popular attractions, one of many that we have here, and this year, because of the mitigation work that’s being done due to the flooding in 2013 and lookingRead More


Settlement reached in Giants, Manning memorabilia fraud case

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HACKENSACK, N.J. – Three sports memorabilia collectors who accused New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning of providing bogus “game-worn” equipment that was sold to unsuspecting fans settled their lawsuit against the Super Bowl-winning quarterback on Monday, days before the case was scheduled to go to trial. A spokesman for the defendants, a group that included Manning, the Giants, two equipment managers and Steiner Sports, the company with whom Manning is under contract to provide game-worn jerseys and helmets for sale, said Monday night a settlement had been reached to resolveRead More


Sask. Fashion Week features 11-year-old designer, Indigenous talent

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The youngest designer ever to be featured at Sask. Fashion Week took to the runway on Saturday night to show off her new collection. Raina Haus is only 11-years-old. She made her debut at Sask. Fashion Week in 2015, when she showed off a dress that she had designed and sewn herself at just 8-years-old. Just three years later she unveiled a full collection featuring half a dozen dresses. Indigenous designer Stephanie Gamble was also featured during Saturday night’s fashion shows. Gamble, who hails from the Beardy’s and Okemasis’ CreeRead More


Suspect who fled police custody overnight arrested

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Police said a male who fled police custody late Wednesday night, but managed to escape, was arrested again early Thursday morning. Edmonton Police said officers pulled over a suspicious vehicle in the area of 141 Street and 121 Avenue at about 9:30 p.m. Officers took 22-year-old Luke Belcourt into custody, but he escaped the area on foot while still wearing handcuffs. Police issued an alert before 2 a.m. Thursday, asking for the public’s help to track Belcourt down. He was wanted for charges of escaping lawful custody, breach of recognizanceRead More